Adoption is a process that permanently transfers all the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child's birth parents (their biological parents) to the adoptive parents. The adoption process has started to become more common in our society. Adding a child to your family is a big event. Adding a child through adoption is even more momentous, both for the child, for you as parents, and for your wider circle of friends and family. In this article, we will look at the main steps that are taken during the adoption process. After the application and formalities of the Social Services Department are completed, you can apply to a lawyer and initiate your proceedings before the Family Courts.